CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the latest German GDP data, as well as news Greece has escaped recession.
Nordstrom bucked the trend of lower sales in department stores, while Cosi joined other restaurants in pointing to high food costs for its earnings miss.
There are reports oil giant Halliburton will buy Baker Hughes. This is one side effect of lower oil prices.
Dollar moved towards a seven-year high against the yen, driven by speculation that the Japanese Prime Minister will call a snap election.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a dip in London home prices hitting the British pound.
Soc Gen's Albert Edwards believes the Japanese currency will sink to 145 yen against the dollar by April, forcing devaluations across Asia.
No question, the U.S. dollar is the trade du jour. Investors are betting on the buck for good reason. But there are risks.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon says now the market is starting to acknowledge that there may be a serious "postponing" the date of the sales tax hike in Japan, which could be as much as "12 months", due to the rumored snap election.
Britain's pound slouched near recent 14-month lows against the dollar as investors pushed back rate-hike expectations to the fourth quarter of 2015.
CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad, provides insight to the $4.4 billion bank settlement after six banks were investigated for gaming the foreign exchange market.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports six banks are paying nearly $4.4 billion in fines to settle claims regarding gaming the foreign exchange market.
Stocks moving sideways is good for a market at records where many sectors are overbought and few bargains exist.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including some big banks hit with fines by global regulators.
U.S. stocks opened lower on negative sentiment in Europe, but the Shanghai Composite closed up 1 percent to a three-year-high.
CNBC's Phil Han explains why five banks are in big trouble over their roles in manipulating forex markets.
The Bank of England's chief FX dealer was dismissed for serious misconduct relating to internal policies, but not related to the FX manipulation cases investigated by the FCA and CFTC.
Reports about a possible delay in the consumption tax hike is lifting dollar-yen and Japanese equities on Wednesday, says Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac.
The Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link-up is one of the biggest developments in years for investors in international markets.
The dollar climbed to a seven-year high against the yen as Prime Minister Abe is likely to delay a planned sales tax increase.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including pop for European telecoms and a down day for the big miners.